Lost Tear #poetry #devotion


bloody tears

Who is the victor

and where is defeat?

earth drenched with blood

tears we can’t keep

If we hold this life

too close or too tight

we  lose ourselves

in this bloodthirsty fight

take heart dear soul

don’t fear the end

stand for your Lord

the righteous we depend

 

 

“And He was saying to them all, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.24“For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it. 25“For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits himself?…”

Luke 9:23-25

As we sit in the world’s bleachers and watch men and women take a final stand, do we cheer their victory? Or do we shake in fear? Men, women and children are dying for faith each day. Thousands have been burned to death,  beheaded, or shot. How can we not honor the martyrs of our time who have stood knowing their lives were forfeit? Fetid is the evil that thinks it has gained a foothold of respect or notoriety. How dare the evil of this day think they have anything but manure to offer this world.

Fear not for He is with you!!!

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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